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NFL being cautious with legalized gambling


Supreme Court strikes down sports betting law

The Supreme Court released a landmark decision by striking down a federal law prohibiting sports gambling. The ruling gives individual states the go-ahead to allow betting on sports.

Legalization of sports gambling leads to more questions


Can I gamble legally on sports now?

The Supreme Court has overturned PASPA in its decision on the New Jersey gambling case. In which states can you now bet on sports? Can you bet online? Here is an FAQ on the most pressing post-decision questions.

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Golden Knights title would cost Vegas bookmakers

A Vegas Golden Knights Stanley Cup would be well-received by most people in the city with the exception of bookmakers, who stand to lose millions.


How does Supreme Court decision affect gambling landscape?

Congressman Frank Pallone and ESPN investigative reporter Don Van Natta Jr. join OTL to weigh in on the legalization of sports gambling.


How are league's preparing for legal sports gambling?

Ryan Smith, David Purdum and Brian Windhorst join OTL to dissect how the Supreme Court's ruling to lift the ban on sports gambling will impact the landscape.



Bilas: Regulated gambling 'will be a good thing' for NCAA

Jay Bilas wants the NCAA to be either be fully for gambling or against it instead of temporarily allowing NCAA championships in cities that permit betting.


Musburger not surprised by sports gambling decision

Brent Musburger joins OTL to break down how legalized sports betting will affect the gambling industry in Nevada and beyond.



Silver addresses legalized sports betting

Adam Silver discusses the NBA's next move in regard to legalized sports betting and the importance of a national framework.


Could legalized gambling cause problems in NBA?

The Jump crew weighs in on how the NBA's Last Two Minute Report may impact legalized sports gambling in the future.


NFL maintains focus on 'integrity of the game'

Field Yates, Darren Woodson and Dan Graziano react to the Supreme Court striking down a federal law prohibiting sports gambling and what it means for the business of the NFL.


Stephen A. considers legalized sports gambling: 'Long overdue'

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman weigh in on the Supreme Court's decision to allow states to decide on legalized sports betting.


Supreme Court opens door for legalized sports gambling

Doug Kezirian breaks down the ramifications of the Supreme Court's ruling that New Jersey -- and every state after that -- can have legalized sports betting.




Cuban excited about Supreme Court ruling on gambling

Mark Cuban notes that gambling is already legal in over 100 countries and breaks down how fast he expects states to start legalized betting.


How could Supreme Court ruling affect Vegas?

ESPN legal analyst Ryan Smith weighs in on the ramifications for Las Vegas now that sports betting has been legalized.


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Golden Knights helping raise hockey's betting profile

The Golden Knights are driving a new interest in hockey betting in Las Vegas.

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Golden Knights' success trouble for Vegas bookmakers

As Golden Knights fans enjoy the team's playoff run, Las Vegas oddsmakers stand to lose millions if the new hometown team wins the Stanley Cup.


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    Where do we stand in the move toward the legalization of sports betting in the United States? Here is ESPN Chalk's one-stop shop of all relevant content, now that the Supreme Court has struck down PASPA.

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